A doc checker doclet should be written.
Alan, is this something you can add to your docchecker doclet?
Perhaps provide a file listing all valid tags against which you
Reassigning to Eric, since he's now working on DocCheck doclet.
Although DocChecker could parse the text of the comment to identify
such errors, it would be redoing work that JavaDoc is already doing.
JavaDoc's recognizer should see * then @ and if it then does not
see a recognized keyword, it should generate an error.
Reassigning to the JavaDoc team, by way of Doug. (Possibly Atul should
Making this change would require that the developer create a list of
valid tags that javadoc inspects, since we now allow developers to make
up their own custom tags. Changing to P5, since this won't happen
I am combining this request with that of allowing the printing custom tags
through a tag listener, as suggested at Javadoc BOF at JavaOne '99.
I am reassigning to jamieh@eng because this does not require any tool or
Request #1, emitting a warning for misspellings, is something Jamie can do
now that he has implemented custom tags (which was request #2).
This RFE has been implemented. Location of fix: